Sources of information and support

  • The NHS can give you information on a variety of health issues and access to a wide range of health related websites.
    NHS Direct helpline: 0845 4647
    More on the NHS website
  • Students Against Depression offers information on how depression works and a range of self-help strategies as well as how to get help and support.
    More on the Students Against Depression website
  • Muslim Youth Helpline is a confidential helpline.
    T: 0808 808 2008
    E: help@myh.org.uk
    More on the Muslim Youth Helpline website
  • Samaritans is available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.
    Samaritans helpline: 08457 90 90 90
    E: jo@samaritans.org
    More on the Samaritans website
  • Mind is the leading mental health charity in the UK. It gives information in different languages on a number of emotional and psychological issues.
    E: info@mind.org.uk
    More on the Mind website
  • Beat provides information and help on all aspects of eating disorders including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and related eating disorders.
    Over 18 helpline: 0845 634 1414
    Youthline: 0845 634 7650
    E: help@beat.co.uk
    More on the Beat website
  • My Sisters Place is a specialist domestic violence service based in central Middlesbrough.
    T: 01642 241864
    E: support@mysisterplace.org.uk
  • Respect is a confidential helpline offering support, information and practical advice to male victims of domestic violence.
    T: 0808 801 0327
    E: info@mensadviceline.org.uk
  • Victim Support is a national charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected across England and Wales
    T: 01642 297000 or National Supportline 0845 30 30 900
    More on the Victim Support website
  • Helen Britton House is a Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) specially designed to provide a sensitive and dedicated service that meets the needs of victims of rape and sexual assault in the Teesside area.
    T: 01642 516888
    More on the Helen Britton House website
  • The Bristol Crisis Service for Women is a national voluntary organisation that supports women in emotional distress. It is particularly concerned with women who harm themselves.
    More on the Bristol Crisis Service website

More information

Our confidential counselling service can support you through any personal or academic difficulties and develop constructive ways forward.

Contact us

T: 01642 342277
E: counselling@tees.ac.uk